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Washington, DC 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

August 31, 2021




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-34180   77-0513190

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)



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(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


2 Tower Place, Suite 2000
South San Francisco, California 94080
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(650) 266-6000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


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Common Stock, par value $0.001 per share   FLDM   Nasdaq Global Select Market

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Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant

On August 2, 2021, Fluidigm Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), filed a Current Report on Form 8-K (the “Prior 8-K”) indicating that it had entered into a Fourth Amendment (the “Amendment”) to the Loan and Security Agreement dated August 2, 2018, as amended, between the Company and Silicon Valley Bank. The Amendment provided, among other terms described in the Prior 8-K and the Amendment filed therewith, for a new $10.0 million term loan facility, of which the Company had drawn $5.0 million as of the date of the Prior 8-K. On August 31, 2021, the Company drew the remaining $5.0 million available under the term loan, and the term loan facility is now fully drawn. The incremental draw-down proceeds will be available for working capital and general corporate purposes.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


Date: September 7, 2021     By:  

/s/ Nicholas Khadder


Nicholas Khadder

Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary